City Advisory Groups Annual Recruitment Underway

The City of Santa Barbara is seeking individuals to serve on the various City Advisory Groups. Currently, the City has 34 advisory groups and the members of these groups play an important role in shaping our community. The City is an equal opportunity employer and adopts practices that value and include diversity at all levels of the organization as an essential step to developing strategies that meet the needs of a diverse community. If you’re an individual interested in making a difference in your community, contributing ideas, and being a part of the City team, you are strongly encouraged to apply. Currently, the City has 27 vacancies on the City Advisory Groups.

If you are interested in serving on one of the City’s Advisory Groups, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at (805) 564-5309. Additional information, including a list of the current vacancies and an on-line application, may be obtained via the City’s website at:

The deadline for submitting applications related to the semi-annual recruitment is Tuesday, October 11 at 5:30 p.m.

The City Council will conduct interviews of applicants for the recruitment on Tuesday, October 25, at 4 p.m. (estimated time), Tuesday, November 1, at 4 p.m. (estimated time), and on Tuesday, November 15, at 6 p.m.  All applicants must attend one of the interview dates in order to be eligible for appointment to a City Advisory Group.

The City Council will make appointments to the City Advisory Groups on Tuesday, December 6.

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